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Vice President, Human Resources

Bonaventure Realty Group
Arlington, VA 22201
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Bonaventure seeks a strategic, innovative Human Resources leader to cultivate a high performing culture based on Bonaventure's core values of growth, impact, accountability, attitude, collaboration, and reputation. This role will develop, implement, evaluate, and lead the company's talent strategy. The successful candidate will be a practical problem solver who is passionate about providing best in class service to our employees for the full cycle of their tenure from recruitment through retirement (ideally!). This persuasive communicator will obsess over creating the infrastructure, resources, and processes needed to cultivate a core values-focused culture, obtain the highest levels of employee satisfaction, and position the organization for an exponential growth period.

Reports To: Senior Vice President

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Oversee all internal and third-party human resources functions including recruitment, onboarding, benefits administration, performance management, retention, compensation, employee relations, and training and development.
  • Proactively define and implement talent strategies for aligned but distinct business units including Investments, Construction, and Property Management. 
  • Ultimately responsible for cultivating and retaining a high-performing team. 
  • Identify opportunities for increased efficiency and application of best practices within HR functions.
  • Establish credibility throughout the organization as the problem solver of employee issues.
  • Service as a strategic adviser to Executive Leadership regarding key organizational and management issues from the perspective of the impact on people.
  • Ensure compliance with all state and federal employment laws and regulations.

Desired skills and characteristics:

  • Empathetic, excellent written and verbal communicator capable of nurturing a healthy organizational culture.
  • Confident, independent thinker who demonstrates sound judgement and decision making with a non-reactive, balanced energy. 
  • Ability to connect talent strategy to business strategy and flexibly shift from strategic vision to day-to-day tactical operations. 
  • Track record of successful people leadership and development.
  • Prior experience developing and implementing policies and programs including onboarding and training.
  • Prior experience in an entrepreneurial organization.
  • Flexible solutions-oriented problem solver.


  • Master's or Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related field required. PHR or SHRM certification a plus.
  • Seven (7) years experience gained through increasingly responsible human resources management positions.
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office Suite; well developed administrative and organizational skills. 

About Bonaventure

Founded in 1999, Bonaventure is a private equity real estate company headquartered in Arlington, VA. Bonaventure specializes in multifamily development, redevelopment, and asset management, primarily in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern US. Bonaventure is fully integrated to oversee every phase of the acquisition, management, and disposition of our properties. With over $1.75 billion in transactions, $500 million worth of HUD loans, 7,500 residents, and 200 employees, Bonaventure boasts a full suite of multifamily property management and investments capabilities, a Class A construction company, and a portfolio of apartment homes in 2 states and 22 communities.

A comprehensive benefits package is provided. It includes a contribution to a group health plan, dental coverage, short and long term disability, life insurance, and a 50% match of the first 6% on our 401(k) plan. 20 vacation/PTO days are offered. 

Candidates will be required to pass a credit screening, criminal background check, and drug test. 20% travel required.



Posted: 2020-03-05 Expires: 2020-04-05

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